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New City Nursery Group (Arbour Square)


Service Description

New City College Tower Hamlets SEND offer a range of courses for students aged 16 – 99 with special educational needs or disabilities that will help to develop their life skills, employment, community inclusion, self-advocacy and promote healthy living. All courses are design our courses on students’ needs with individualised progression routes to help each student to achieve their goals.

Additional Information

Additional Information

For young people between 16 – 24, with an EHCP, we offer courses for up to 4 days, 18 hours a week over the academic year.
Students will have access to the following support provision*:
· Reduced class sizes
· In-class learning mentor support
· Lunch and break time supervision
· Support with transport if necessary
· Personal care
· 1:1 support
· Learning zone (drop-in areas)
· Assistive technology including up to date IT software
· Exam access arrangements
· Counselling
· Mental Health Advisor
· Communicator
· Small group support

*Support will be personalised based on students’ needs which will be agreed during initial interviews and updated in Annual reviews or within year if circumstances change*

Learners can progress on to the next level in foundation learning or into mainstream vocational courses in the college. This will be discussed with parents and students during parents evenings and in annual reviews.
Courses include:
• English – Entry level to GCSE
• Maths – Entry level to GCSE
• Enterprise – working together, planning, finances and running a business
• Work experience – supported and independent
• Independent Living Skills – shopping, cooking and managing money
• Out in the Community – travel training, personal safety and time management
• Healthy living – healthy eating, lifestyle and sports
• Vocational taster sessions in IT, catering, and carpentry
• Enrichment and visits

Many of our students learn how to travel to college independently and also gain valuable experience in running commercial enterprises like Café 24, in a safe and realistic work environment. Our supported internship programme offers an employment pathway for young people seeking a route into paid work.
If you are 24+ we offer a part-time, modular programme for adults with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities at Tower Hamlets College. It follows the Department for Education’s Preparing for Adulthood curriculum which enables students of all levels to progress beyond college towards personalised and meaningful outcomes.

Sessions are taught by experienced, specialist teachers and are supported by Learning Mentors who can also offer support at break and lunch times (but students will also learn the skills they need to become independent). There are further opportunities to study English and Maths in small, supported groups and to take an externally accredited qualification.
Sessions include:
• Independent Living Skills
• Health and Wellbeing
• Community Engagement
• IT and Media
• English/ Maths
• Sports
• Out and About
• Shopping
• Cooking
• Work Experience
• Healthy Living
• Enterprise
• Travel Training
• Catering
• Creativity
• Work Experience

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
From 14 To 99



Questions & Answers

Are The Premises Accessible For Wheelchair Users?
Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Cater For Over 8s?
Do You Have A Waiting List?
Do You Have Car Parking Spaces?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Do You Have Immediate Vacancies?
Do You Offer Specific Support For Children With Additional Needs?
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Has A Service Description?
Other Cost Details And Reductions:
Registered For 2 Year Old Grant
Where Do You Deliver Services From: Other
Do You Offer 30 Hours Of Free Childcare?

OFSTED Information

OFSTED Last Inspection and Summary
23 March 2018

Further Information

Provider Type
Day Nurseries Colleges Colleges SEND
Ofsted Rating
Delivery Channels
E-Mail In Person Office / Premises Telephone
Eligibility Criteria
None Tier 1: Universal
Available Facilities
Disabled Access Healthy Eating Ict Facilities Internet Connection Kitchen Play Area Public Toilets
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral)